Thursday, May 25, 2017

Summer Reading




AP World History: Guns, Germs and Steel: The Fates of Human Societies by: Jared Diamond  Full Assignment Here


You can read the following titles online for free in our school catalog:
(username: southatlanta password: readmore) 

The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness
Num8ers by Rachel Ward (Available in June)
The Scarlet Letter
The Picture of Dorian Gray
Crime and Punishment
Faust
The Handmaid's Tale (Available in June)
Their Eyes Were Watching God (Available in June)
The Cantebury Tales
The Awakening
Heart of Darkness by Joseph Conrad
Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
Macbeth
Frankenstein
Of Mice and Men (Available in June)
A Young People's History of the United States (Available in June)
Trash (Available in June)
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (Available in June)


Try the Public Library and Use Your Library Card to find the others.






Monday, April 10, 2017

April Events at Your Public Library

Cleveland Avenue Branch
47 Cleveland Avenue SW Atlanta GA 30315
404.762.4116

Family Storytime for Pre-School Children, and Caregivers
Tuesdays. 10:00 a.m. Themed stories, fingers plays, games, crafts, Bookflix and more.

Special Homework Help Assistance
Thursdays. 3:00 p.m. ECampus, Milestones Training, and other Databases.

Basic Computer Classes for Adults
Saturdays and Fridays. 10:00 a.m. Classes Include word, Email, and basic lessons.

Quilting Lessons for Adults
Saturdays, (Every 2nd and 4th) 10:00 a.m. Features basic to advanced quilting training.

Book Club for Teens
Saturdays. 11:00 a.m.

Yoga Classes/ Certified Instructors
Wednesday, April 5. 4:00 p.m.

Resume’ Workshop with Ms. Sarah Lawrence
Fridays, April 21. 11:00 a.m. 

Adult Book Club …Journeys

Saturdays, April 29, 12:30 p.m. Discussions of fiction, non-fiction, activities, and more. 

Metropolitan Branch
1332 Metropolitan PKWY. Atlanta, GA 30310
404.613.5722

Children’s Storytime at Metropolitan Library
Wednesday. 10:00 a.m. Children will celebrate reading and other activities

Earth Day Craft
Thursday, April 13. 3:30 p.m. Ages 5-10. Make a special craft to celebrate Earth Day.

Introduction to Proposal Writing
Monday, April 17, 6:00 p.m. This class will provide you with an overview of how to write a standard project proposal to a foundation.

Celebrate the Earth
Saturday, April 22. 11:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Stories and Crafts to celebrate Earth Day.


Thursday, March 30, 2017

Need to Study for the Upcoming AP Test?

Are you clamoring for more AP Prep materials? Would you like to take a timed mock test? Fear not, the public library has what you need and it’s better than cheap. It is free. Students just need to use their library card to access the Testing and Education Reference Center on the AFPLS website. There are mock tests in all of our AP testing areas.  Online Testing Books are available in most.





Step 1: Go to the AFPLS website: http://www.afpls.org/ .
-          Click on Books and Materials
-          Then ecampus

Step 2: Choose Testing and Education Reference Center
-          Enter in Library Card Number (Sign up for a card here: http://www.afpls.org/library-card-application )

Step 3: Register (They’ll only need to do this once)

Step 4: Choose High School Tools tab and then Advanced Placement Exams


April Library Newsletter

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Vision Boarding

We are Vision Boarding for the New Year. If you don't know what that is here are a few videos to get you acclimated. But it is basically a positive visualization tool to help you to see your goals and make them happen.




The #iwriteincolor campaign for Young Writers

If you aren't in the writing club, that doesn't mean that you can't join us while we sprint into the new year with 31 days of writing prompts. If you don't know what writing in color means, watch the video.